On 11 Nov 2008, at 17:09, Torgny Tholerus wrote:

> Bruno Marchal skrev:
>> On 09 Nov 2008, at 20:29, Brent Meeker wrote:
>>> Many physicists think that an ultimate theory would be
>>> discrete,
>> This is highly implausible, assuming comp. I know that if we want
>> quantize gravitation, then space and time should be quantized, but
>> then I hope other things will remain continuous, like the statistics
>> (hoping it is enough).
>> But for the reason above, the first persons cannot escape the
>> "feeling" or the "appearances" of continua (assuming mech.).
> You do not need anything continuous.  When you look at a movie, you  
> are
> shown 24 pictures every second, but you feel like it is a continuous
> movie.  But in reality it is just 24 discrete events every second.

I am not saying that I need the continuum. I am saying that I cannot  
escape it (assuming comp, by UDA, ...).



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